The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 299 292 306
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 9 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.17% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 8
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £56,450
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -1.31%
Senior Tester
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9518 9663 9844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.30% 92.74% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8146 8184 8808
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Calabash
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) AIX
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Calabash
4 1 (7.69%) Mockito
4 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.69%) JMeter
4 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) VCP4
1 1 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) HP
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago